Blog Profile / Smithsonian: Arts Culture


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Archived Since:September 5, 2016

Blog Post Archive

How This Washington, D.C. Museum Redefined What Museums Could Be

Fifty years after its founding, the Smithsonian's beloved Anacostia Community Museum continues to tell stories heard nowhere else

Photographer Reconstructs 1,400-Mile Route Along the Underground Railroad

'Through Darkness to Light: Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad' traces a plausible path a freedom seeker could have taken North

How Alexander Calder Became America's Most Beloved Sculptor

People everywhere are delighted by his animated abstractions, but surprisingly little is known about the artist

Freer|Sackler: Reopened

The Smithsonian reopens the Freer and Sackler Galleries to the public in October

Here’s What It Takes to Turn a Museum into a Movie Screen

On October 14, the façade of the newly renovated Freer Gallery makes its cinematic debut

Seven Must-See Museums in Norway

Each institution celebrates a different aspect of this Scandinavian country’s history

This Former Soviet Art Duo Crafts Worlds of Whimsy and Delight

Miniature models, the wellspring of the celebrated large installations of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, are at the Hirshhorn

Fans of Minecraft Are Sure to Dig this Nationwide Museum Fest

The indie hit is the perfect game for a day devoted to unearthing knowledge

12 Must-See Fall Exhibits

Art, science and magic draws us to museums this fall

What Does the Gender Reveal Fad Say About Modern Pregnancy?

A new ritual speaks to anxieties surrounding the medicalization of childbearing

These Massive Land Art Constructions Are Actually Ancient Fishing Weirs

Stone tidal traps were built off the coast of Taiwan as early as the Qing Dynasty

Why the Artist Ragnar Kjartansson Asked his Mother to Spit On Him

The Icelandic performance piece Me and My Mother is latest Hirshhorn acquisition

Acclaimed Musicians Sting and J. Ralph Spread Social Justice Through Song

The Smithsonian honors two composers whose work and philanthropy are inextricably linked

The Transformation of the American Shopping Mall

Headlines claim malls are dying, and some are. But many others are having second lives as churches, schools, hospitals, even farms

Did Edvard Munch Find a Supernatural Power in Color?

A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Art places Munch’s palette in context

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